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Group of four high school girls in school yard.

Welcome to El Hogar Projects (Canada)

Founded in 2011, El Hogar Projects (Canada) is a Toronto-based registered charity that raises funds in Canada to support the transformative work of El Hogar Projects: providing a quality education and a safe environment to Honduran children living in impoverished conditions.

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A teacher and his students having fun in an elementary school classroom.
Children either live at home or at either of our two campuses.
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Learning about Honduran ceremonies and traditions.
Two students in high school electrical shop.
Older students complete high school while learning a skilled trade.

On now...

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Click here to read about the latest accomplishments at El Hogar in Honduras.

EHPC news

An End of Year Reflection by Denise Vargas, Executive Director, El Hogar Projects in Honduras


“My vision for El Hogar is that we shift our purpose from transforming children’s lives to helping children transform their own lives.  It’s a subtle though powerful shift that has deep implications in the way we do our work, as part of 43-year-old legacy.”  Read her entire message here.

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NEW! Program sponsorship opportunity

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El Hogar Partners is an innovative way to support our programs and all of our students. As a Partner, you will accompany our staff as we give the children of El Hogar the opportunity, the tools and the skills to transform their own lives. Learn more. 

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A toast to the success of Wine Survivor 2022!

Thanks to the 160 participants who helped us raise more than $5,520 to support the transformative work of El Hogar!

Update on the pandemic in Honduras, May 2022

Erika Skafel, Communications and International Relations manager at El Hogar Projects in Honduras, recently updated the EHPC board on the state of COVID-19 in Honduras generally, and for the students at El Hogar.

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Go for the Gold raises over $5,000!

Thanks to all our supporters who donated unwanted gold or silver jewelry, coins or silverware. We raised over $5,000 to support the work of El Hogar!

Easter Tailgate Bake Sale raises over $1,350

Churchgoers and neighbours at Toronto’s Leaside United Church enjoyed a range of homemade baking and other treats on Easter Sunday morning, helping raise $1,356 to support the work of El Hogar Projects. Thanks to the organizers and everyone who contributed baked goods. 

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Video update from Denise Vargas in Honduras

On February 2, the Executive Director of El Hogar Projects in Honduras updated the EHPC board (by Zoom) on preparations for the start of the 2022 academic year.

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EHPC Board of Directors

Neal Kelly and Margo Mingay (Co-Presidents), Kim Echlin, Susan Franklin, Ann Fraser, Brenda French, Joanne Leatch, Graham Lute, Bill Meeker, Tim Morawetz, Rick Reycraft, Kate Roscoe

El Hogar Projects (Canada)